Baroness von Bunsen in Heidelberg - 11 September, 1855

from Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her sister Lady Hall, 27 Sept. 1855, pages 189-190:

I wish I could give you a full account of our Potter-Abend, the evening before the wedding, when it is the custom to have a planned amusement to divert people's thoughts.... Meyer composed poetry, and the diversion was charade and tableau and declamation and singing, all together.... Afterwards they danced.
cite as

Baroness von Bunsen, Letter from Baroness Bunsen to her sister Lady Hall, 27 Sept. 1855. In Augustus Hare (ed.), The Life and Letters of Frances Baroness Bunsen, volume 1 (London, 1879), p. 189-190. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1392991120603 accessed: 2 December, 2021

location of experience: Heidelberg

Listeners

Baroness von Bunsen
Painting, Writer
1791-1876

Experience Information

Date/Time 11 September, 1855
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors

Notes

Baroness Bunsen is referring to the eve of her daughter Theodora's wedding.


Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 21 Feb 2014 13:58:40 +0000